Black Poetry : Flight of My Friends

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by blakverb, Apr 13, 2001.

  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Take me with you
    my friend of flight
    with so many names

    Saffron Finch
    Black Phoebe
    Snowy Egret
    Cinnamon Teal
    Caspian Tern

    let me book a flight
    on your hegira of freedom
    my thoughts don't weigh much

    my friend of flight
    with so many names

    Kingfisher
    Violet-Green Swallow
    Western Blue Bird
    Green Heron
    Cedar Waxwing

    my thoughts don't weigh much
    but they want what you have
    your unshackled existence

    my friend of flight
    with so many names

    Hummingbird
    'Io (Hawaiian Hawk)
    Warbling Silverbill
    Raven
    Starling

    Your unshackled existence
    is what children of oppression
    need...freedom...free

    my friend of flight
    with so many names

    Red Shouldered Hawk
    Dark Eyed Junco
    Japanese White Eye
    'Alauahio (Maui Creeper)
    Palila

    freedom...free
    my friends of flight
    with names of free
    American Eagle
    American Robin
    how does it feel to
    wear the name of those
    contrary to your flight?

    my friend Mourning Dove
    why are you melancholy?
    I mourn because dreams
    are murdered by manifestations
    of this country's
    " 'tis of thee"
    and sorrows release
    floods the streets
    and the people walk
    knee deep in misery

    my friends of flight
    with so many names
    take me with you so
    I can ride your conversations,
    sweet selections of your free
    actuality...My thoughts
    don't weigh much.

    (c)2001 blakverb
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    so can WE watch them.....

    ...flocks of herons, egrets, and ibeses
    flying high over giant cypress trees...???
    Waz up?!

    Now you have become a
    "bird" watcher too, or was it a- crow?
    :lol::lol::lol::lol:
    This one says a lot to me Blak...

    :heart:n' what you do -per usual!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    ALL BIRDS FLOCK 2GETHER AS I RIDE BEHIND
    NOT FAR .......BEAUTY IN THE AIR.
     
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    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    so nice BlakVerb
    reading this peace
    flying with friends
    soaring
    free
    unshackled
    blue skies
    no worries

    thank you for this

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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